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A Gang of Four walk to Hampstead via Temple Place Exhibition "Rhythm & Reaction, The Age of Jazz in Britain" and Primrose Hill on 16th march 2016

Our walk via 2 Temple Place

From Temple Tube Station

This Potty's full


The Bulldog Trust, 2 Temple Place

Steps Lamp

Another lamp

An Early Microphone?

An Early generator?

Juggling Banjos ?

Drum Set from the KIt Kat band



Various Guitars

Simple Dance Dress

Study with a massive safe

Mosaic Floor


Snapping the Bulldog


Minstrel's Gallery

An Underground Poster


Stained Glass

A very early number

A contemporary wireless

No electricity involved

Named "Jazz"

A Ewer?

Not Politically Correct!


A Paris Night Club

The Ballroom

Milkmaids in stained glass

Smart Co-op shoes


Frontiersman        Window Guardians

The ladies

An ornate Door

The Jazz Party

A Ceiling light

An electricity driven Clock, no spring or weights

Up to Essex Street

"Edgar Wallace" No coffee served here

Devereux Court

"Cheshire Cheese", Little Essex Street, not open

The notice is wrong about opening at 11am, we were kept out!

Royal Courts of Justice on the Strand

Camden High Street with live statue

Fruit in Inverness Street Market

Lunch?  We saw a Police Motorcyclist stop as a stolen moped wizzed through the crowded market to get away

"Good Mixer" pub  Inverness Street

Market Van

This van always parks here

Church gates

Regents canal reflection

Primrose Hill is a hill of 213 ft located at the northern end of Regent's Park and the name was given to the surrounding district. The hill summit has a clear view of central London, as well as Hampstead and Belsize Park to the north and was adorned by an engraved quotation from William Blake, which seems to be missing?

Keeping fit on Primrose Hill

Taking it easy


Panoramas being taken

Missing Plaque being Installed

“I have conversed with the spiritual Sun. I saw him on Primrose Hill” .

On 21 June 2009, a plaque was laid on the top of Primrose Hill to mark the site of the first meeting of the "Gorsedd of Bards of the Island of Britain" in its modern form and to commemorate its founder, Iolo Morganwg.  The Gorsedd of the Bards of the Isle of Britain is a society of poets, writers, musicians, artists and individuals. William Blake may have been a founder member.

The City from Primrose Hill

London Panorama with clouds

Every villa has a distinctive porch

"The Washington", Englands Lane, for lunch

Steve tries Helens snapper in the pub

Saturday Lunchers

A Table Centre

It was an Irish pub, complete with a permanent resident left.

Space Filler


"Isokon"  An experiment in Urban living


The Isokon Gallery, see:

Isokon Gallery

Two Temple Place was originally designed as William Waldorf Astor’s estate office by one of the foremost neo-Gothic architects of the late nineteenth-century, John Loughborough Pearson.  Astor had emigrated to England in 1891 as, arguably, the richest man in the world and no expense was spared when work began in 1892.  In addition to the extraordinary, opulent interior, when it was finished in 1895, Two Temple Place contained the largest strong room in Europe as well as two other enormous fortified safes.

Camden Town to Hampstead Heath

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